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938 E. Johnson St. #1 Madison, Wi. 53703 262.378.0599 jstathus@gmail.


University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Information Technology, August 2004 Areas of study in major: Information Systems, Network Administration, Micro Applications for Business, Web Page Development and Administration, Web Application Development, Structured Database Systems, Internetworking (routers, switches, wireless, etc.), JAVA programming language, PHP & SQL programming languages Other areas of academic interest and study: Political Science, Geography and Geographic Information Systems, Philosophy, Management Technical Training & Certifications: Cisco Networking and Firewall certifications through UW-Madison Dell Premier certified for hardware troubleshooting, upgrade & repair A+ Certification, January 2001 (PC hardware troubleshooting)


I am proficient in the following areas of Information Technology Administration: Windows Server 2000-2003 technologies: Active Directory, Domains, DHCP, IIS, SMTP PC and Macintosh troubleshooting, repair, hardware installation and configuration Advanced knowledge of all versions of Windows and Macintosh Operating systems Cisco internetworking devices, UW AANTS EdgeConfig & 21st Century Network configuration, wireless protocols Firewalls and network security strategies, Symantec AntiVirus and Anti-Spyware protection Remote access strategies: Windows Remote Desktop, WebDAV, FTP, VPN Virtualization technologies: Windows Virtual Server, VMware, Citrix Printer networking, troubleshooting and repair Backup and disaster recovery solutions with Veritas and Microsoft solutions Distance education and teleconferencing support; high-tech classroom configuration My practical knowledge as a webmaster includes the following: Complete website design, layout, content management, and administration HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, web accessibility standards; social networking Web application programming with PHP, SQL databases, JavaScript, and ASP Tasteful and functional website design principles I have extensive experience supporting & using the following software: Microsoft Office (versions 97-2010), Corel WordPerfect, OpenOffice, Outlook, Thunderbird Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and InDesign Statistical Software: SPSS, AMOS, Stata, R, Matlab ESRI ArcInfo/ ArcGIS Geographical Informational Systems software (versions 3.x and 9.x) Windows Media Video editing, SoundForge audio software, iMovie, iDVD

University of Wisconsin - Madison, Political Science Department January 2005 to Present IT Coordinator Responsible for all IT consultation, support and web needs of 40 faculty, 100 Ph.D. students and eight staff Maintain and support 100 faculty/staff Windows and Mac workstations and three servers in a networked domain Webmaster for the departmental website, consultant for many project and personal sites for faculty & grads Transitioned the departmental website through three thorough and major upgrades of design and layout Designed, developed and deployed a custom Content Management System (CMS) for our latest website Developed and supported several web-based applications: faculty recruitment database, course waitlists, merit system, online course evaluations, and an online survey system Developed several special web publicity projects: an online experts listing, streaming audio faculty interviews, electronic and print alumni newsletter Coordinated a full network upgrade including wiring, switches, routers, etc. for our entire four-story building Wrote several successful grants for purchase of new equipment and software University of Wisconsin - Madison, Department of Urban & Regional Planning July 2007 to Present IT Coordinator (33% position, split with Political Science) Provide consulting for ten faculty and 30 graduate students to determine the best use of various technologies in their research and teaching Led the department through two complete website re-designs, resulting in an attractive graphic design featuring greatly improved navigation and layout ( Provide support to a teaching computer lab of 20 PCs and a windows server Implemented a software license metering and sharing system Upgraded several aspects of the building network system to modern standards Designed and implemented a plan for an upgraded high-tech audio-visual classroom University of Wisconsin - Madison, Center for the Study of Politics January 2005 to July 2007 Technology Specialist (33% position, split with Political Science) Acted as the primary technical consultant for a large project that analyzed video source data from 30 media markets nationwide (local news broadcasts & political campaign ads) and coded that data into a web database system Managed the Centers lab environment of over 30 workstations and five servers Provided full technical support to center staff and a large team of undergraduate workers Configured and supported Windows Media Video streaming servers, housing several terabytes of data Performed digitization of video from DVD and VHS into streaming file formats Installed a video capture server in Milwaukee to capture local news broadcasts, digitize and transmit them to the center Managed the public website for the Center University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Technology & Information Resources Department 2000 to 2004 Assistant to the Director of Instructional Technology Services Responsible for consulting with faculty and staff and assisting them with their classroom and computer lab needs Aided in the management of UW-W's General Access Labs which contain over 400 computers used by students Maintained hardware and recommended purchases for approximately 2,000 computers throughout various departments on campus; created, maintained and deployed software images for all departmental labs Supported over 40 multimedia classrooms on campus; provided support to a distance education classroom Wrote documentation on software and equipment; created a dynamic website for training instructors on classroom multimedia and presentation equipment

Volunteer host and reporter for WORT 89.9 FM, working on In Our Backyard and an LGBT issues program Campaign worker and technical consultant for Fair Wisconsin Part-time, on-call tech consultant for Capitol Consultants, Madison WI and COMMIT Solutions, Madison, WI.